Peoria Public Radio News
4:27 pm
Wed June 11, 2014

Children's Hospital of Illinois program wins top marks


  Children’s Hospital of Illinois Pediatric Urology is rated among the nation’s best in a new U.S. News & World Report ranking.

The Pediatric Urology program places 41st out of the 50 top-ranked hospitals for its nursing, clinical, patient and family services.

  The report evaluates hospitals in six different areas. The Children’s Hospital Pediatric Urology program rated highest in the areas of minimizing surgical complications and preventing infections.

The rankings are designed to give families of sick children information on best medical practices.

This is the seventh year of the U.S. News & World Report Best Children’s Hospital rankings.